Founded in 2006, First Avenue is a placement and advisory firm active in raising capital for alternative asset managers across private credit, private equity, real assets and real estate. The firm has 46 employees and has offices in London, New York, San Francisco and Australia (www.firstavenue.com).
Mr. Taylor will be based in New York and will be responsible for limited partner relationships in the Northeastern US and Eastern Canada. Mr. Taylor has experience on both the distribution side having previously worked at Greenhill & Co. and also on the limited partner side serving as a consultant for PCG Asset Management.
“With proven global distribution capabilities and an impressive pipeline of offerings, I am excited to be joining the First Avenue team. This is a tremendous opportunity for me to use my experience to build existing and create new limited partner relationships,” said Mr. Taylor.
“The addition of Mike to our sales distribution team further expands the scope of our capabilities in North America,” said Mike Ireland, a Partner at First Avenue. “Mike’s experience and deep limited partner relationships will serve our clients well. I look forward to working closely with him.”
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